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  • When You Fast

    Contributed by Teresa Vinson on Jul 31, 2008
    based on 16 ratings

    This sermon gives forms and purposes of fasting.

    Forms of Fasting 1) Normal Fasting - abstaining from all forms of food, solid or liquid; but not from water. Jesus fasted 40 days Matt 4:2 2) Absolute Fast - abstainging from both food and water. Saul after being smitten by the light fasted three days with neither food or water. Acts 9:9 more

  • Why Fast?

    Contributed by Alex Huggett on Aug 22, 2007
    based on 9 ratings

    There’s some confusion around whether Christians should fast and why. In this message we look at why Christians should fast and why it’s so valuable.

    ILL: A few months ago my son got into an extension class that was working on making a clay movie animation. This completely captured his imagination to the extent that one day he came home with his lunch uneaten. Who needs food when you’re consumed with a project you love? Fasting is a topic more

  • Fasting Series

    Contributed by Nathan Johnson on Jan 5, 2008
    based on 5 ratings

    One of the misunderstood topics of the Bible and one not covered so much in preaching is the subject of fasting. What is it and is it for us today?

    Fasting Griffith Baptist Church – 1/6/08 A.M. Service Text: Matthew 6:16-18 The Introduction My pastor and his wife were recently invited over to dinner at the house of a member of their congregation. When they arrived, dinner preparations were almost finished, and the member’s young more

  • Fasting Unto The Lord!

    Contributed by Tony Abram on Mar 3, 2007
    based on 15 ratings

    This outline deals with the subject of Fasting today. The purpose and some do and do nots are given in this sermmon. It is to draw us as a person, church and nation closer to the Lord and become aware of His Word and Love.

    FASTING UNTO THE LORD! National Day Of Fasting In 1995 U.S. Senator Mark O. Hatfield presented a resolution designating Monday of Thanksgiving week as "National Day of Fasting." He and Stan Mooneyham, President of World Vision International called on all Americans to more

  • Should We Be Fasting Today?

    Contributed by Jason Cole on Mar 13, 2007
    based on 107 ratings

    A Biblical study on fasting. Fasting may be one of the most neglected of the spiritual disciplines...Is fasting today a law or a privilige?

    Spiritual Disciplines: Fasting What Are Spiritual Disciplines? -Practices which we use to draw ourselves into a stronger relationship with Christ -Discipline is something that does not come easily -Spiritual Disciplines do not stand alone -Spiritual disciplines do no good if we aren’t more

  • Fasting Is Not For Super-Saints Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Jul 6, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    This message examines the 40 times fasting is found in the Bible and discovers that fasting is not for the super spiritual, but for the super-sorrowful, most often because they realize they are super-sinners.

    Fasting Is Not for Super-Saints One day, Kathy Cash’s husband, of Dallas, Texas, announced to the family that he was going to fast and pray. Ginny, their 5-year-old, had recently learned that fasting meant not eating. “No!” she shouted. “You can’t fast! You’ll die!” Her dad carefully more

  • A "Fast" Sermon Series

    Contributed by Matthew Stoll on Dec 9, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    Although unusual by todays standards, fasting unleashes the power of God in our prayer life.

    During the summer we�ve been going through the book of Acts. Do yourself a favor and read the book of Acts this summer to remind yourself about the power and work of the Holy Spirit. When the Spirit moves, things never remain the same, people are never the same, churches are never the same. more

  • Think "Fast"!

    Contributed by Darryl Klassen on Sep 9, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Jesus taught about fasting as if it were something his listeners regularly did. It is assumed that we will practice fasting too. What are the mechanics of it and why should we do it?

    THINK “FAST”! You all broke something this morning. You may not know it but you did – you broke something. Some of us have night snack, while others don’t eat anything between supper and a certain meal the next morning. That time between eating in the evening and eating in the morning is more

  • The Joy In Fasting Series

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on Oct 27, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Fasting is the least practiced discipline, but is doable. part 12 of 13 on Spiritual Disc.

    Spiritual Disciplines: Fasting Sermon Number 11 March 16, 2008 About two weeks ago, we were watching something on television and there was a commercial for the Olive Garden restaurant. Zachary commented “the food looks so good!” He was ready to dive in and eat another dinner. The commercial more

  • A Call For God's Anointing Series

    Contributed by Steve Smith on Nov 3, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    A study of what to do when all else fails. Looking at the example of the disciples and the lesson of Jesus, this message calls on the church for a day of prayer and fasting.

    Series: The Purpose of the Church 1. Luke 14 – “The Cost of Discipleship” 2. Jeremiah 18 – “The Potter, The Clay, and The Church” 3. Today – Matt. 17:1-21 “A Call for God’s Anointing” 4. 9th – Eph 4 – The Internal Role of the Church – How we fit together 5. 16th – Acts 2 – The Church and The more

  • 21 Days - Taste And See! Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Mar 7, 2011
    based on 2 ratings

    We need to have a biblical understanding of 3 spiritual disciplines giving, prayer and fasting so that we practice these disciplines and attain spiritual changes in our hearts and lives.

    Series: Breath of Heaven 2011 Sermon: 21 Days – Taste and See For many they have started their fast. We are basing our called fast for a fresh Breath of Heaven in 2011 from the Lord. Scripture Text: Joel 1:14 14Declare a holy fast; call a sacred assembly. Summon the elders and all who live in more

  • Being Hungry For God

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Nov 27, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Fasting develops our hunger for more of God

    Being Hungry for God Matthew 6:16-18 August 26, 2007 Morning Service It was January 1991 and I was taking one of the most challenging classes I took during college would have to be Studies in Contemporary Ministries. The class was not difficult because of papers or anything work related. It more

  • Waiting On Our God

    Contributed by Dr.w.samuel Legon on Nov 15, 2012
    based on 6 ratings

    Let God work his way in you and i.

    WAITING ON OUR GOD Isaiah 40:31 But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint. 1. The people ----- They that more

  • Hungry For God Series

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Jul 20, 2006
    based on 3 ratings

    The practice of fasting focuses our desire on God and enriches the soul.

    True Spirituality Series Fasting: Hungry for God Matthew 6:1, 16-18 Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO Today we come to the third of three illustrations Jesus uses to teach that motives matter to God. It is possible to do a good thing for the more

  • Fasting Series

    Contributed by Terry Cavanaugh on Feb 18, 2005
    based on 6 ratings

    Jesus calls his followers to a life of prayer and fasting

    Love Expressed in Fasting Matthew 6:16-18 “When you fast, do not look somber as the hypocrites do, for they disfigure their faces to show men they are fasting. I tell you the truth, they have received their reward in full. But when you fast, put oil on your head and wash your face, 18 so that more